Laura Coxson’s credits include MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2019) which premiered at True/False, Chef Flynn (2018) which premiered at Sundance, played the Berlinale and SXSW, and THE PROPOSAL (2018), with Field of Vision, earning special mentions at Hot Docs and Sheffield. IRIS (2015) premiered at the 2014 New York Film Festival and was released by Magnolia Pictures. Laura Coxson is an archive film producing pro – she started her career at Maysles Films, has produced many feature films since, and is currently producing a film based on the Masyles archives. AN EXERCISE IN LISTENING relies heavily on audio archives, and Laura is navigating the needs and parameters of the archive for this project. In 2018 Coxson produced THE PROPOSAL, a documentary about an artist’s archive and the quest to save it. She produced LOVE GILDA, a documentary about Gilda Radner, that weaves together newly discovered audio tapes that Gilda created as audio journals.